Let's Talk Pella

Let’s Talk Pella – Historic Pella Trust Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Melynda Van Zee talks about how Historic Pella Trust is celebrating 20 years of preserving Pella’s past.

Let’s Talk Pella – Marion County Bank Warns Residents of Scammers

Posted: Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On this edition of Let’s Talk Pella Teresa Ulferts with Marion County Bank discusses a recent scam one of their customers fell for and ways to prevent falling victim to common scams.

Let’s Talk Pella – Nardini Discusses Water Project

Posted: Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

City Adminstrator Mike Nardini discusses the City Council’s special meeting this week and the conversation surrounding the multi-million dollar water improvement project.

Let’s Talk Pella – Comprehensive Plan for Pella

Posted: Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Planning and Zoning Director George Wesselhoft talks about the final draft of the Comprehensive Plan adopted by the City Council.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Opera House Releases 2014-15 Season

Posted: Monday, August 25th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Pella Opera House Executive Director Kevin McQuade discusses the upcoming slate of shows at the Pella Opera House.

Let’s Talk Pella – City of Pella Latest

Posted: Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

City Administrator Mike Nardini discusses the latest surrounding city affairs.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Christian Grade School Back to School Preview

Posted: Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Classes have started at Pella Christian Grade School and David De Jong talks about the new academic year.

Let’s Talk Pella – Back to School in Pella

Posted: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling discusses changes some may notice with Pella schools this upcoming school year.

Let’s Talk Pella – Volunteers Showcase Pella at the Iowa State Fair

Posted: Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Kathy Hoksbergen with the Pella Convention and Visitors Bureaus shares her experiences at the 2014 Iowa State Fair.

Let’s Talk Pella – Black Creek Vineyards

Posted: Monday, August 18th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

We sit down with the operator of Black Creek Vineyards Larry Engbers about his award winning operation northeast of Pella.

Let’s Talk Pella – Homeschool Students Perform the Works of Shakespeare

Posted: Friday, August 15th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On this edition of Let’s Talk Pella we take you to a special performance of Shakespeare this week.

Let’s Talk Pella – Red Rock Project Groundbreaking

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On this edition of Let’s Talk Pella, KNIA/KRLS News recaps a busy morning at the Lake Red Rock dam for the official groundbreaking on the $390 million Red Rock Hydroelectric Project.

Let’s Talk Pella – Tree Planting Season

Posted: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Sheryl Nunnikhoven with Dutch Meadows Landscaping says mid-August to early-September is the best time of year to plant trees because of the cooler air and warmer soil.

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Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Ambulance Vehicle Training

Posted: Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Director of Pella Ambulance Doug Polking discusses recent driver competency training for Pella Ambulance, and why the training is so important.

Let’s Talk Pella – City of Pella Latest

Posted: Monday, August 11th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

City of Pella Finance Director Corey Goodenow discusses the latest City Council meeting.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pathway to Excellence Recognition at Pella Regional

Posted: Friday, August 8th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

On today’s program Yvonne O’Brien-Evans discusses the recognition Pella Regional recently received.

Let’s Talk Pella – National Farmer’s Market Week

Posted: Thursday, August 7th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

This week is National Farmer’s Market week. Market Volunteer Director Vivian Ruppentrop says the market has done very well this year with the wet spring and relatively cool summer. She adds that this point in the season is usually peak time.

Let’s Talk Pella – Nadine Van Zomeren

Posted: Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

nadine wins gold

On this edition of Let’s Talk Pella, we sit down with Nadine Van Zomeren of Timber Hills Farm in rural Leighton, and she competed in the 2014 Saddle Seat World Cup, a competition including equestrian riders from the United States, South Africa, and Canada.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Chamber Discusses Downtown Improvements

Posted: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Karen Eischen with the Pella Chamber of commerce discusses downtown improvements.

Let’s Talk Pella – Pella Community Schools Update

Posted: Monday, August 4th, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Superintendent Greg Ebeling has the latest surrounding Pella Community Schools.